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While the more intense forms of TBI are obvious and require off-site medical treatment, mild TBI is often ignored and frequently goes under-reported or untreated.
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A program called inTransition supports military members and their families undergoing a change of status, relocation, or return to civilian life.
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First Lady Michelle Obama watches Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, seated, third from left, sign the Veterans Full Employment Act of 2013 during a ceremony at the State House in Annapolis, Md., April 17, 2013. Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, far left, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., second from left, and House Speaker Michael E. Busch, right, joined O'Malley. White House photo by Chuck Kennedy

First Lady Michelle Obama joined Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley at the State House in Annapolis as he signed into law the Veterans Full Employment Act of 2013.
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U.S. Navy Lt. Dennis White, a psychiatrist assigned to the Regimental Combat Team 7 Observational Stress Control and Readiness Team, discusses a Traumatic Brain Injury pie chart with Petty Officer 3rd Class Allan Lee, a corpsman assigned to the RCT-7 OSCAR Team, on Combat Outpost Hanson in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 9, 2012. The OSCAR Team provides counseling and mental health support to Marines and sailors in the RCT-7 area of operations. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye

Thanks to the efforts of Navy Lt. Dennis White, the psychiatrist’s couch is a little less daunting for Marines assigned to Regimental Combat Team 7.
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Find out how traumatic brain injury can impact a patient’s most intimate relationships and how couples can cope during the healing process.
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